Rice Lake State Park, IA

Picnicking/Shelters Rice Lake State Park is 15 acres and a beautiful area for having a picnic, family gathering, or wedding. There is a stone shelter that was built by the CCC in 1934. The shelter may be reserved online. Lake Activities Rice Lake is a 1200 acre lake that...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Dec 01 2014   Later Dates

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Be sure to check the current length limits and possession limits for any fish caught out of Rice Lake.
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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Description

Picnicking/Shelters
Rice Lake State Park is 15 acres and a beautiful area for having a picnic, family gathering, or wedding. There is a stone shelter that was built by the CCC in 1934. The shelter may be reserved online.

Lake Activities
Rice Lake is a 1200 acre lake that provides many activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Any size motor is allowed and boaters like to water ski, jet ski, and fish. The species of fish in Rice Lake include bass, bluegill, walleye, perch, northern, crappie and bullheads.

Many species of birds habitat Rice Lake. There are a variety of songbirds and migratory birds. Pelicans are known to make Rice Lake a stopping spot along their route.

Camping
No camping allowed at Rice Lake State Park.

Nearby Towns
Rice Lake is located at Lake Mills. Other surrounding towns include Forest City, Joice, Leland and Scarville.

Booking Window
Fri Sep 05 2014 - Tue Sep 01 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 01 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
Shelters $25.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
Shelters $25.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.38306, -93.50194
43°22'59"N, 93°30'7"W

On Hwy 9 about five miles east of Forest City or eleven miles west of Interstate 35 take R74 north. Travel north about seven miles and turn east on 425th St. Travel about another mile and turn north on 235th Ave. Rice Lake is on your right about one mile.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Rice Lake State Park
2148 340th St, Forest City, IA 50436
Lake Mills  IA  50450

Phone Number:

Project Office: (641) 581-4835
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